February is coming and with it, Random Acts of Kindness Week. I’ve created these adorable kindness hearts to help your kids focus on random acts of kindness for others this February. These Kindness Hearts activities are perfect for teaching kids about spreading kindness and love for the whole month of February!
Kindness Hearts Activities and Kindness Printables
You can choose just a few acts of kindness from the hearts, try to complete one kindness heart each day, or challenge your kids to complete as many kindness hearts as they can. Keep reading to get your own printable kindness hearts activity and more great ideas for random acts of kindness week.
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No-Prep Kindness Hearts Printable
I’m so excited about these easy no-prep kindness heart printables! These pages are filled with simple activities children can complete to spread kindness and cheer throughout the month of February.
Each idea is organized on pink and red hearts that can be cut out and attached to the printable pink “kindness jar.”
Your kids can spend Valentine’s Day or Random Acts of Kindness Week filling their kindness jar with these cute kindness hearts by adding a new heart each time they complete a task. There are so many ways you can use these adorable printables.
I’d like to challenge you to use the whole month of February to fill your kindness jar. You can print the included jar worksheet and glue on hearts your kids have completed or laminate the page and attach velcro dots. That way, you can use this kindness hearts printable for many years to come.
Another idea is to print and cut out the kindness hearts. Then have kids draw them out of a real jar randomly to complete or choose one ot complete and drop it in the jar when it’s finished. Not interested in the jar?
You can hand out kindness hearts without the jar for a fun day of random kindness and cheer.
Teaching Kids About Kindness
Kids often develop kindness skills naturally, but teaching them to spread kindness is an important social and emotional skill that’s is worth our time and attention. Teaching kindness at home and in the classroom encourages kids to be empathetic, inclusive, and show compassion.
Plus, there are lots of benefits to being kind for the giver as well as the receiver. Children who practice kindness are healthier and happier. They often have an easier time making friends too, because they are more likely to be accepted by others and less likely to be the victims of bullying.
Teaching kindness is best done by example. Showing kindness to others is the best way to teach your kids because they’re always watching us. When we set a good example through various daily interactions with others, our kids are more likely to choose kindness.
How to Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week
Random Acts of Kindness Week begins right after Valentine’s Day, February 15 to February 21. Celebrating this fun week with your children is the perfect way to spread some much needed kindness and cheer in 2021.
There are lots of fun ways to celebrate the week. Begin with these adorable random acts of kindness hearts.
Here are some of the helpful, cheerful ideas your kids can do with kindness hearts:
- Smile at everyone I see
- Read a story to a friend
- Be kind to your family
- Write a letter to someone
- Draw a picture for a friend
- Tidy your bedroom
- Make a gift for a friend
- Visit someone lonely
There are so many more ideas on these kindness hearts that are easy for kids to do this February. Don’t forget to print your own random acts of kindness hearts to get started spreading kindness this month.
Join the Kindness Movement
Did you know there is a Random Acts of Kindness Foundation? Their mission is to “make kindness the norm” by encouraging people to complete random acts of kindness and teaching kids about social-emotional skills. They’ve created a brand new challenge for February that goes with these kindness hearts perfectly!
Your family can work towards completing the #makekindnessthenorm challenge by completing 60 random acts of kindness and coloring in a heart from the foundation with each act.
You can use the printable kindness hearts to help your kids reach an awesome kindness goal.
Then, reward your kids with printable Random Acts of Kindness Certificates from the foundation as a reward for all their efforts to spread kindness and cheer this February.
Encourage your friends and family to join the kindness movement this year too! Share photos of your completed kindness hearts on social media with #makekindnessthenorm this February.
You can send them my kindness hearts printable pages to help them take the challenge to make random acts of kindness the norm in 2021.
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More Random Acts of Kindness Printables for Kids
Our family loves completing random acts of kindness! It’s a simple way we can teach our kids important ideas about being kind to others and showing gratitude. A family kindness challenge is a fun way to get the whole family involved in spreading kindness to family, friends, and the whole community.
There are so many fun and simple ways to encourage your children to spread kindness all year long! These random acts of kindness hearts are an adorable way to focus on kindness during the entire month of February.
If you’re looking for even more random acts of kindness printables to use with your kids at home or in the classroom, check out more of our family favorites.
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- Ideas for Teaching Kindness to Kids
How will you teach your kids about kindness this February?
Random Acts of Kindness Week is so fun to celebrate with kids and it’s a great theme for your classroom this Valentine’s Day too.
Share your ideas for these printable Random Acts of Kindness Hearts in the comment section. I can’t wait to read about your adventures in making kindness the norm in 2021!
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